Thursday, June 16, 2016
Today, we can use resources available in the cloud – virtually unlimited amounts of cheap storage, sophisticated analytics, and machine learning, to name a few – to gain detailed, actionable insights on customer satisfaction.
Thursday, June 9, 2016
If your current use of data and analytics is filling out dashboards and contemplating workflow changes you are missing a far more impactful opportunity.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Want to know how to maximize the value from your cloud strategy? Microsoft, Forrester and Rackspace talk all things cloud.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Clearly, tapping into pay-per-use cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure can save you significant money – but are you really getting the most from the new economic model?
Thursday, May 5, 2016
It’s a fact: the hybrid cloud has emerged as a “dominant deployment model.” Indeed, the appeal of hybrid cloud among IT professionals is now “universal.” Why?
Thursday, April 28, 2016
CIO attitudes have dramatically changed in the past three years – from “public cloud isn’t secure,” to “We’re moving everything to public cloud in the next three years.” While a bold ambition, it’s not realistic (nor good strategy) for most enterprises.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
How many people in your company built an app in the cloud in 2015? Get ready for that number to jump dramatically. We’re in the second era of cloud computing and every cloud user is now welcome.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
We all know shadow IT is rampant in our companies. Line of business (LOB) employees bring their own devices into the workplace, along with apps and SaaS services that IT didn't approve or, more importantly, doesn’t even know about. But this reality actually creates an opening for IT to change how it is perceived - for the better.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Wouldn't it be nice if your employees actually asked this question before they went off and signed up for a SaaS service or deployed a new app to a cloud platform? If they did ask, would you know what to tell them?
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
As discussed in my last blog post and in my session at the recent Open Stack Silicon Valley event, there's still significant confusion in the minds of IT admins between a private cloud and server virtualization environments.